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Area/Catalogue
MFET 5053

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
105239

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

The aim of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to identify and partake in Six Sigma projects.

Course content

The course introduces the use of six sigma through analysing Six Sigma concepts, tools and processes and how they can be applied in improvement and design projects. The Supply Chain Reference Model (SCOR) along with its Lean/Six sigma adaption's and the use of Design for Six Sigma for service design and performance monitoring are also presented. This course does not provide any Six Sigma qualificatoin of "belt level". It is an academic course which contextualises Six Sigma within a case study context and exposes students to recent research into Six Sigma. There are five topics: Six Sigma concepts, methodologies and tools; Design for Six Sigma for service design; Six Sigma applications; SCOR and Lean Six Sigma; and Six Sigma case study analysis.

Textbook(s)

Martin, J. W. 2014, Lean Six Sigma for Supply Chain Management: A 10-Step Solution Process, 2nd, McGraw-Hill

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Seminar 3 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE (INTENSIVE)
Online 20 hours x N/A
Tutorial 3 hours x 4 days
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - HONG KONG
Tutorial (Weekly tutorial supported by online learning) 2.5 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Continuous Assessment: N/A 30% N/A
Individual Assignment 2500 words 30% N/A
Group Assessment 3000 words 40% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE (INTENSIVE)
Continuous Assessment: N/A 30% N/A
Individual Assignment 2500 words 30% N/A
Group Assessment 3000 words 40% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - HONG KONG
Continuous Assessment: N/A 30% N/A
Individual Assignment 2500 words 30% N/A
Group Assessment 3000 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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